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Old 04-01-2008, 10:52 PM   #1
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Super or Turbo

Thinking of doing one or the other some day when I have enough money but not sure which is best. Do canyon racing once a week if that helps. Shoot back a response and tell me what you think.



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From what I've read a turbo, like stated ^^^^, takes advantage of the exhaust to provide boost. A supercharger leeches off of the engine. A well planned turbo might be the best thing in terms of power when money is a consideration since both cost about the same. Now if you dont want a built motor and your goals are within the range of what the stock motor can handle, perhaps an SC might suite you.

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Im sure more people will chime in, either way F/I rocks.
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first figure out what your goals are.. then you can determine what would suit you best. I'm going to say a turbo setup would be better for what you are going to be using it for. but that just my opinion. costs are going to be pretty close in comparison unless you can do all of the fabrication yourself, otherwise, kits out there are pretty much the same in cost, then you have to get tuning done lol. and lets not forget about your engine's internals that will have to be upgraded (depending upon your goals).
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check this thread out its by 03OrangeSVT

So you're planning on going FI

this has info about turbocharges and supercharges, so its a great guide on how you should decide
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